Links: Beneventan Missal, Kircher Birdsong, and BEMF



A few early music links of note.

  • The British Library will return a rare and beautifully illuminated Beneventan Missal to Italy after discovering it was stolen during the Second World War. (more…)
  • Athanasius Kircher may have been the first to transcribe birdsong during the seventeenth century. (more…)
  • The Boston Early Music Festival‘s 2010-2011 season has been announced, performers include Stile Antico, Il Giardino Armonico, fortepianist Kristian Bezuidenhout, The Orchestra of the Age of Elightenment, The Tallis Scholars, and others. (more…)

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